Philipa was awarded a black belt in 2013. She began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu February 2002 with ROOTS Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. She has an outstanding track record in competitions, and she was a world champion in BJJ, too! She is a valuable member of the ROOTS BJJ team, and is one of the highest ranked female BJJ athletes in Australia.
Achievements and Awards
While not everyone may want to dedicate the time required to become a world champion, everyone, can reap the benefits from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
I can promise you that BJJ will assist in the development of physical fitness, self-confidence, self-discipline and many other aspects in character building in people, I know because I have experienced this first hand.
Students learn about martial arts in a safe and respectful way with the aim of developing positive relationships with physical activity while respecting the values instilled through ancient martial arts. ROOTS Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is underpinned by the values of loyalty, respect and the development of self-confidence.